Victor Osimhen has in the past reiterated that he is being loved and treated well in Naples, and Neapolitans don’t shy away from showing it at any slight opportunity they have to do so, Newspremises understands.
The Nigerian striker guide Napoli to their first Serie A title in 33 years last season, and the last the club won was inspired by the late Diego Armando in the 1989/90 season.
Osihmen scored a total of 26 goals and provided four assists to help the team under former boss Luciano Spalletti ascend the pinnacle of Italian football for the first time in decades.
According to Forbes, the team also made history by helping the club reach the first UEFA Champions League quarter-final, the farthest they had gone in history before AC Milan eliminated them.
Napoli fans show love to Victor Osimhen
Some fans of Italian club, Napoli have arrived Côte d’Ivoire to show their support for Osimhen at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
In a video posted on the Super Eagles’ X handle, Osimhen was seen chatting with the three fans who were putting on Napoli jerseys.
The fans later posed with Osimhen for a group photo.
Osimhen is Nigeria’s biggest and highest paid player at this tournament. He is expected to lead the Super Eagles attack at this year’s tournament.
This will be Osimhen’s second appearance at the AFCON after making his debut at the 2019 edition in Egypt.
This year’s competition will kickoff on Saturday, 13 January between Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau.